Harold G. Koenig, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor of Medicine
Senior Fellow in the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development
Campus mail Box 3400 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-6633
Email address harold.koenig@duke.edu

My primary research is focused on studying the effects of religion and spirituality on health. I am founding Co-Director of Duke’s Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health.

For a complete bio and CV, go to the following website: https://spiritualityandhealth.duke.edu/index.php/harold-g-koenig-m-d

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine, 1982

Publications

Carey, Lindsay B., Jeffery Cohen, Harold G. Koenig, Ezra Gabbay, Jacinda R. Carey, and Carl Aiken. “COVID-19, Mental Health and Cancer.” J Relig Health 60, no. 4 (August 2021): 2191–95. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-021-01318-2.

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34155606
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Ames, Donna, Zachary Erickson, Chelsea Geise, Suchi Tiwari, Sergii Sakhno, Alexander C. Sones, Chaplain Geoffrey Tyrrell, et al. “Treatment of Moral Injury in U.S. Veterans with PTSD Using a Structured Chaplain Intervention.” J Relig Health, June 20, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-021-01312-8.

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34148181
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Carey, Lindsay B., Jeffery Cohen, Harold G. Koenig, Ezra Gabbay, and Jacinda R. Carey. “COVID-19, Sex, Addictions, Women's Health, Care of the Elderly, and Medical Education.” J Relig Health 60, no. 3 (June 2021): 1425–29. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-021-01264-z.

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33956299
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Makridis, C. A., B. Johnson, and H. G. Koenig. “Does Religious Affiliation Protect People's Well-Being? Evidence from the Great Recession after Correcting for Selection Effects.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 60, no. 2 (June 1, 2021): 252–73. https://doi.org/10.1111/jssr.12700.

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Koenig, Harold G., Jill B. Hamilton, and Benjamin R. Doolittle. “Training to Conduct Research on Religion, Spirituality and Health: A Commentary.” J Relig Health 60, no. 3 (June 2021): 2178–89. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-021-01193-x.

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33528715
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Vitorino, Luciano Magalhães, Gerson Hiroshi Yoshinari Júnior, Gabriela Gonzaga, Isabela Faria Dias, João Pedro Lambert Pereira, Isabella Marum Góes Ribeiro, Alex Bacadini França, Faten Al-Zaben, Harold G. Koenig, and Clarissa Trzesniak. “Factors associated with mental health and quality of life during the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil.” Bjpsych Open 7, no. 3 (May 14, 2021): e103. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjo.2021.62.

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33988122
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Sanaeinasab, Hormoz, Mohsen Saffari, Davoud Yazdanparast, Aliakbar Karimi Zarchi, Faten Al-Zaben, Harold G. Koenig, and Amir H. Pakpour. “Effects of a health education program to promote healthy lifestyle and glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes: A randomized controlled trial.” Prim Care Diabetes 15, no. 2 (April 2021): 275–82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pcd.2020.09.007.

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33055009
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Castro, Laura S., Tracy A. Balboni, Talita C. Lobo, Rita Simone L. Moreira, Harold G. Koenig, John R. Peteet, and Fatima Cintra. “Assessing Religious Commitment in a Multicultural Inpatient Setting: A Psychometric Evaluation of the 10-item Belief into Action Scale.” J Relig Health, March 12, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-021-01223-8.

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33710465
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